overconscious

adjective over·con·scious \ ˌō-vər-ˈkän(t)-shəs \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of overconscious

: excessively conscious or aware of something or someone
  • Before, I'd been overconscious of time; now I had no awareness of it at all.
  • —John Marsden
  • She was an orphaned heiress … shy, overconscious [=self-conscious] of her long nose …
  • —Nick Fraser

First Known Use of overconscious

1677


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